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October 25, 2020

BELMAR, NJ — A body found inside the dark-colored minivan taxi pulled from Silver Lake on October 22 has been preliminarily identified as missing driver Wayne Kovacs of Toms River, according to the Toms River Police Department. Kovacs, a driver with Citi Cab of Neptune, was initially reported ...

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AT THE JERSEY SHORE NEWS: BELMAR, NJ — Bicycle riding is allowed on the Belmar boardwalk once again, and it may not be long before at least some of the 200 benches are returned to the 1.3-mile promenade. During the Borough Council’s October 6 remote meeting, Mayor Mark Walsifer announced the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Michael Campbell plans to retire as superintendent of Belmar’s Department of Public Works, following claims last week that he was seen verbally harassing a 22-year-old employee with special needs. Borough Business Administrator Edward Kirschenbaum on September 28 confirmed ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A chilling video shows four men emerging from a car with guns drawn and unleashing a hail of bullets that left two dead and six injured early Sunday morning. In the video provided to TAPinto New Brunswick, the shooters can be seen emerging from the four-door sedan with hoods ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — A potentially record-breaking boat rally took place on Saturday at the Jersey Shore. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Toms River, the September 5th parade consisted of about 2,000 boats flying American, Trump and police support flags.  There was a great deal of enthusiasm by the ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. A little seaside road trip makes for a perfect date and Avalon provides an unforgettable backdrop. You can enjoy everything from shopping to surfing and, of course, outdoor dining in this affluent shore town on ...

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NEW JERSEY— Governor Phil Murphy on Monday pleaded with New Jersey’s youth and their parents to protect public health by not holding secret indoor parties and other large indoor gatherings. Murphy and State Police Superintendent Col. Pat Callahan reported on a large house party in Jackson on Sunday ...

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JERSEY SHORE— During this summer of COVID-19, a day at the beach isn’t what it used to be in Belmar. Beach capacity limits and other coronavirus restrictions have put pressure on Belmar beachfront employees, lifeguards and police officers to ensure the rules are followed, especially now that hot ...

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JERSEY SHORE NEWS: BELMAR, NJ—It wasn’t an emergency in the surf, but in the sand that had Belmar first-responders jump into action on the Eighth Avenue beach Saturday afternoon.  An 8-year-old boy became entrapped in an eight-foot deep hole dug in the sand after it collapsed around him and ...

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JERSEY SHORE NEWS:  BELMAR, NJ — Belmar will sell no more than 7,500 beach badges a day — a number that could be reduced even more based on the number of beachgoers with seasonal badges and the time of high tide on any given day. The Belmar Office of Emergency Management announced the change ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - Mother Nature often presents us with a beautiful mosaic on both land and sea. Sometimes, not so much. In a raw, life and death struggle in the waves, an injured dolphin was recently attacked by a shark. You can see the life of things at sea in the video below but be ...

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  New Jersey-- An estimated 1,500 people gathered, prayed, chanted, and displayed their outrage over George Floyd's death, but the crowd spoke the loudest when it said nothing at all for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. That is the amount of time that co-organizer Morghan Johnson asked the crowd to ...

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  EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic ...

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Below is the video, courtesy of Belmar’s multimedia director John Sabia.   JERSEY SHORE — A family of swans on Silver Lake captured the public’s attention this week — and even starred in their own Belmar video. But is seems that since the adult pair of swans and their cygnets were ...

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The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign. WESTFIELD, NJ — Sherry Cronin knew finding her engagement ring and an accompanying earring that found their way in the garbage would be a challenge, but she tried anyway — and her trip to the incinerator paid ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - An important part of American history made in NJ, went up in flames yesterday. Before the Battle of Monmouth in 1778, George Washington and his troops spent two nights at Longbridge Farm near Ridge Road in South Brunswick.  Washington had unseated the British in Philadelphia ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Closing Belmar’s boardwalk didn’t work in keeping out-of-towners away during the off-season. Neither did restricting parking to residents only on the streets closest to its beachfront — even with the state’s stay-at-home order in effect. So now with Memorial Day weekend just ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar officials are moving forward to open the beachfront by Memorial Day weekend, but with social distancing measures in place to ensure the safety of residents, employees and visitors during the coronavirus outbreak. While these plans were discussed at the borough council’s May 5 ...

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RED BANK, NJ – The traffic lines have been painted, the signals are on, grass seed is being planted and the $10.89 million contract awarded to Earle Asphalt by the NJ Turnpike Authority in July 2018 for the reconfiguration at Garden State Parkway 109 interchange is about completed. A digital ...

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LAKE COMO/BELMAR, NJ — Belmar and Lake Como officials have taken to the streets to discourage visitors from coming into their communities during the state’s current stay-at-home order. Effective April 25, Lake Como has implemented an emergency parking permit program for all residents, while ...

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UPDATED 9PM HOLMDEL, NJ - Anyone who actually read the full Executive Orders by Governor Murphy knows there are many holes. The exceptions are long and easy to maneuver. Trump considered changing that, however.  On Saturday morning, Trump said, "We’d like to see New York quarantined ...

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HOLMDEL. NJ - Governor Murphy signed a new executive order - Executive Order 109 - to ban all elective procedures except aborting unborn children. “Our new reality calls for aggressive action to reduce the burden on our health care system and protect our frontline medical responders,” said ...

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To join the March 1 parade, late registration will be accepted until Wednesday, February 19. BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — The final fundraiser for the 47th annual Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Sunday, February 23 at the Friendly Sons of Shillelagh of the Jersey ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The forecast is in. Milltown Mel predicts an early spring for his hometown and the Garden State on Groundhog Day. The borough's favorite furry forecaster celebrated his 12th Groundhog Day this morning in front of a large crowd of about 400 people outside of American Legion Post #25.

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NUTLEY, NJ - Officers from the Nutley Police Department responded to a call about a suspicious person walking on Park Avenue. on Wednesday, January 15. According to police reports, a man was walking West on Park Avenue wearing only a bathrobe and ski mask. When police spotted the man, he ...

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NEW JERSEY — A piece of information that a government agency mistakenly released revealed a horrifying situation: babies were dying in a certain type of infant sleeper and nobody had told the public. The information obtained from the Consumer Products Safety Commission led Rachel Rabkin ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The Ocean Avenue bridge between Belmar and Avon-by-the-Sea will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, January 20 for a four-month emergency repair project, according to Monmouth County officials. The emergency work, which involves replacing deteriorating steel pinions that support ...

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Monmouth County, NJ:  Two days after Jack’s Tavern served its last drink, the popular Belmar establishment’s liquor license was transferred to the co-owner of the Beach Haus Brewery, located just blocks away. The Belmar Council’s unanimous approval of the transfer on December 17, marked the next ...

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WAYNE, NJ – On December 23, Wayne police arrested a Newark woman for shoplifting and after charging her and releasing her, the woman stole donated items from a donation bin at town hall while waiting for a ride. The woman, identified as Deanna Edison from Newark, was detained by loss prevention ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The JCPOBA set up a GoFundMe page to accommodate all of the generous offers of support received in the hours after the Dec. 10 shootings that resulted in the death of Jersey City Detective Joseph Seals. Carmine Disbrow (JCPOBA Pres.) organized this fundraiser. The message on ...

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